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Silverthread Awarded Phase III Contract From Air Force

Boston, MA – January 19, 2019: Silverthread, a Boston based software economics company, was recently awarded a Phase III SBIR contract by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Simulators Program Office in recognition of its successful collaboration with the Air Force SBIR/STTR Program. This award is a major milestone for Silverthread on its mission to expand its capabilities beyond analyzing software architecture to becoming a proactive developer tool that instills software quality from inception.

“Our experience with SBIR has been phenomenal and it has exposed Silverthread to incredible R&D opportunities,” says, Dan Sturtevant, CEO at Silverthread. “We continue to believe in the Air Force’s mission of coupling focused R&D efforts with deployable real world applications.”

This news comes in the wake of prior SBIR success, including:

  • SBIR I: Awarded in 2016

  • SBIR II: Awarded in 2018

To learn more about Silverthread’s successful partnership with the Air Force SBIR/STTR program, visit For more detail on Silverthread’s previous SBIR awards visit and

About Silverthread Silverthread is the market leader in software economics ― helping executives take financial control over complex software assets. Based on 15 years of applied research at MIT and Harvard Business School ― the CodeMRI® platform allows organizations to translate software architectural health metrics into quantifiable business impacts. We have helped 100+ global commercial and government institutions gain visibility into their software asset health, and dramatically improve operational and financial outcomes. Learn more at

About SBIR The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a competitive awards-based program designed to support scientific excellence and technological innovation. The SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through the investment of Federal research funds, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at

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